To view courses available, offered in Spanish: https://cvnet.cpd.ua.es/webuanet/buscador/buscadorAsignaturasNDOO.aspx?lan=E
To view courses available, offered in English: https://web.ua.es/en/vr-ric/courses-in-english.html
Spanish Language course
: UA offers a language course to exchange students. The Spanish Language course lasts 60 hours and is worth 6 ECTS. There is a 50€ payment that covers all course materials: textbook, workbook, readings and access to an online platform.
Alicante Credit Equivalency:
||U.S. Grade Equivalent
||Matricula de Honor (With Honors)
1 ECTS Credit = .5 UM credits
September to January (Exams take place during the month of January)
**Fall exams cannot be rescheduled, so students that plan to study for only one semester at UA should plan to attend during Spring **
: January to May (Exams take place late May-Mid June)
Students can see accommodation services
through the university, whose options include Shared Flats, Homestay and University Halls of Residence.
Required Health Coverage:
Health insurance coverage is necessary for all students in Spain but more so for international students, who apply for a student visa, as you will be asked to provide this during the visa application process.
In order to go abroad, you must have a valid passport
that will not expire during your time abroad or within 6 months upon your return
It is up to you to consult the Embassy of Spain in your country of origin to determine your visa requirements.
An official letter of acceptance from your host institution is required to apply for your student visa. You must wait until within 90 days of your start date to apply.
Serious applicants should plan to submit a complete, well thought out, and comprehensive application. In the required essay, please focus on sharing your academic, personal and professional goals
?and how admission to Alicante will help you achieve them.
Students who submit a complete application by the deadline will be granted an interview. Qualified candidates will be nominated to Alicante, however Alicante will make the final admission decision. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Participation in the program cannot be guaranteed as there may be a limit on the number of students we can send to Alicante in a particular semester. Please ensure that you think critically about your second choice option when completing this portion of your online application.
||The currency in Spain is the euro, the same as in other European Union countries.
The euro is divided into 100 cents.
• There are eight different coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, and 1 and 2 euros.
• There are seven different bank notes, for the following amounts: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros.
||Spanish is spoken all over the Spanish territory. However other languages are also spoken in certain areas of Spain. These are: Catalan, in Catalonia; Galician, in Galicia; Euskera/Basque, in the Basque Country; Valencian, in the Region of Valencia; and a particular variety of Catalan, spoken in the Balearic Islands.
Located about 9km southwest of Alicante, it is the 5th busiest airport in Spain
||Alicante enjoys mild winter temperatures, hot summers and little rain. September and October are the wettest months. Alicante enjoys some of the warmest winter daytime temperatures in mainland Europe and the climate is very similar to that of Los Angeles, California.